Most people prefer the DLP tech of the BenQ to the LCD tech of the Epson. LCD has a slight advantage in ambient light conditions. The Epson has cheaper lamps but unless your a very high volume user it really is minimal cost over the years of use. Ignore the numbers manufactures post as they are far form reality.
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